Is A New High Horsepower Ram Truck Coming?

Ram Trucks Head Of Advertising Hints at It In Linkedin Post...

Last week, Ram Trucks pulled the wrap off their new performance off-roader, the 2025 Ram 1500 RHO. Revealed in a trailer called “The Convoy,” the new Ram 1500 RHO arrives to battle the Ford F-150 Raptor. While not a direct replacement for the outgoing Ram 1500 TRX, the RHO features a 540 horsepower three-liter Hurricane inline six-cylinder, with all the suspension goodies and styling from the TRX, although updated to fit with the 2025 Ram 1500 lineup. 

Much like Dodge, Ram likes to hide Easter eggs in its promotional materials, and thanks to the following LinkedIn post from Jeff Summers, Head of Advertising for the Ram Truck brand, we now know of a big one that would not be easy to catch.

One point of interest is point number 9: Dirt bikes, with 540 on one for the RHO HP, and another bike – which has a number intentionally left blank for the next Ram High HP vehicle with three letters. 

Screengrab from “The Convoy” (Ram Trucks)

While this point is exciting for enthusiasts, it also opens up a ton of questions. It would be safe to assume the horsepower number is higher than 540. The next question is, what’s the powertrain? We keep hearing mumblings about an 800-ish horsepower Hurricane Hybrid setup but haven’t heard anything even close to an official word on that. Last year, Micky Bly, Stellantis Senior Vice President and Head of Global Propulsion Systems hinted at even greater potential for the Hurricane at a press conference in Detroit. 

The next question is, what would this be going in? Jeff mentions “the next Ram High HP vehicle with three letters.” Logically, we think that would be the TRX, but is there a possibility that it could be a “street truck” instead? Or, maybe it’s not even 1500-based and could be an HD-based truck; Ram is set to unveil an updated HD lineup later this year…

All we know for sure is that Ram seems still committed to building cool, niche products for enthusiasts, and we will be right here to cover them.

You can watch the full version of “The Convoy” featuring Glen Powell, Tanner Foust, Rhys Millen, Collete Davis, Tim Kuniskis, and more down below. 

Jared Balfour

Jared founded MoparInsiders and is a 41-year-old automotive enthusiast from Vancouver, British Columbia. He took an interest in cars at a very young age and has been interested in them ever since. His hobbies include photography, videography, drag racing, and auto detailing. He currently owns and drives a 2023 Audi RS6, a 2024 GMC Sierra, and a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat.

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It would be cool if it was on Quad cab model with 5'7" bed. with a 2" drop.

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but but it doesn't drink fuel like a drunken sailor, tick, or make a growly exhaust note.

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That was actually expected, since they never talked about the Hellcat replacement and they admitted there will be a successor.

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The HO Hurricane WILL get less mileage than Hemi. Because…..when you use turbo engines for what they are, you do, in fact, “guzzle fuel like a drunken sailor”.

I’m shocked this is beyond certain folks. Ratings are ratings and done in a lab environment. I mean, everyone knows this. Foolish

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The smaller hybrid models offered by Jeep and Fiat in Europe use a turbocharged GSE engine running on the Miller cycle. A decade ago this was considered to be impossible without some sort of spool or boost assistance. Now it appears Stellantis has engineered a solution. Might this be used on the Hurricane inline six?

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